Consoled
Console Con*sole", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Consoled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Consoling}.] [L. consolari,. p. p. consolatus; con- + solari to console, comfort: cf. F. consoler. See {Solace}.] To cheer in distress or depression; to alleviate the grief and raise the spirits of; to relieve; to comfort; to soothe. [1913 Webster]

And empty heads console with empty sound. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

I am much consoled by the reflection that the religion of Christ has been attacked in vain by all the wits and philosophers, and its triumph has been complete. --P. Henry.

Syn: To comfort; solace; soothe; cheer; sustain; encourage; support. See {Comfort}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Comfort — Com fort, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Comforted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Comforting.}] [F. conforter, fr. L. confortare to strengthen much; con + fortis strong. See {Fort}.] 1. To make strong; to invigorate; to fortify; to corroborate. [Obs.] Wyclif. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Comforting — Comfort Com fort, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Comforted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Comforting.}] [F. conforter, fr. L. confortare to strengthen much; con + fortis strong. See {Fort}.] 1. To make strong; to invigorate; to fortify; to corroborate. [Obs.] Wyclif.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Console — Con*sole , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Consoled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Consoling}.] [L. consolari,. p. p. consolatus; con + solari to console, comfort: cf. F. consoler. See {Solace}.] To cheer in distress or depression; to alleviate the grief and raise the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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